Hancock, Maryland Population 2020

1,543
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Hancock is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 1,543, it is the 81st largest city in Maryland and the 8608th largest city in the United States. Hancock is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually but its population has decreased by -0.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,545 in 2010. Hancock reached it's highest population of 1,561 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Hancock has a population density of 559 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hancock is $52,997 with a poverty rate of 21.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $114,800. The median age in Hancock is 42.8 years, 41.5 years for males, and 44.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Hancock Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hancock was:

  • White: 96.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.50%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Hancock, Maryland is 1,543, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,541.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,545.

Hancock, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,43496.83%
Two or More Races372.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.54%
Black or African American20.14%
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Hancock Population Pyramid 2020

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Hancock Median Age

42.8


Total

41.5


Male

44.6


Female

Hancock Adults

There are 1,147 adults, (337 of whom are seniors) in Hancock.

Hancock Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock Sex Ratio

Female

761

51.38%

Male

720

48.62%

Hancock Households and Families

Hancock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hancock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
Male65.9%34.1%
All61.3%38.7%
Female60.6%39.4%
Non Family40.1%59.9%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6412.3161.3
Married2842.877.5
Non Family2221.0940.1
Female942.860.6
Male414.4165.9

2.83

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hancock Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade454.30%
9th to 12th Grade888.41%
High School Graduate54652.20%
Some College19518.64%
Associates Degree747.07%
Bachelors Degree545.16%
Graduate Degree444.21%
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Hancock Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,03690598
Native American88
Black2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.46%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,188$35,260$21,643
Less Than High School$$43,438$9,231
High School Grad$21,467$23,333$20,985
Some College$32,708$47,083$18,750
Bachelors Degree$46,563$36,964$51,250
Graduate Degree$57,955$$54,375

$27,188

Average Earnings

$35,260

Average Male

$21,643

Average Female

Hancock Language

Hancock Language by Age

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Hancock Language

99.12% of Hancock residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Hancock Poverty

Hancock Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,41626718.86%
Multiple373491.89%
Native88100.00%

21.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.61%

Male Poverty Rate

24.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock is White, with 18.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.39%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.06%
High School19.78%
Some College15.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.57%
Male Unemployed31.43%
Female Employed12.94%
Male Employed7.50%

Hancock Income

Hancock Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,837$52,997
Families$48,438$60,112
Married Families$58,929-
Non Families$24,167$37,754
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Hancock Marital Status

Hancock Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock Married by Age and Sex

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Hancock Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hancock Marital Status by Race

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Hancock Veterans

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119

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War9
World War II4
Korea3
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7442
75+35
35 to 5419
18 to 3414
55 to 649
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Hancock Veterans by Education

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13.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock Employment Status

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.29%

Born in Maryland

99.73%

Native Born

0.27%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.73% of Hancock residents were born in the United States, with 54.29% having been born in Maryland. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,54310.06%
20191,54210.06%
20181,541-3-0.19%
20171,54410.06%
20161,54310.06%
20151,542-7-0.45%
20141,549-7-0.45%
20131,556-3-0.19%
20121,559-2-0.13%
20111,56110.06%
20101,5600.00%